Thursday, June 19, 2014

Skegness: Iconic Family Beach Holiday Destination of Great Britain

Did you know that the Skegness and Mablethorpe region is home to some of the earliest beach holiday resorts in Great Britain? The first beach resort came to this seaside town in 1877. It’s importance in the UK tourism industry went up and down over the years, but in recent times, tourists have been finding it very good, especially when it comes to family holidaying and settling down post retirement.

This town located in the Lincolnshire district is home to a very long stretch of sandy beach. It is situated close to other holiday resorts such as Ingoldmells, Mablethorpe, and Sutton-on-sea, which makes it even more promising for tourists as they are spoilt for choices when it comes to activities, resorts and much more. Most of the accommodation options here are like guest houses, self-catering apartments, bed and breakfast hotels and others, which aim to give a cozy home like feel and thus a huge hit with big families. In simple terms, you can easily find affordable bed and breakfast in Skegness for you and your family.

Skegness donkeys
The top attraction in Skegness is its beautiful sandy beach that has been voted as the cleanest beach in the whole of UK. And its famous donkey rides on the beach are a huge hit with the kids. The Natureland Seal sanctuary here is also liked a lot by families with kids as this place provides tourists with entertainment and knowledge on conservation.

One can also enjoy race action through monster trucks and stock car racing at Skegness stadium and knuckle rides at Fantasy Island. The other key attractions in Skegness are its boating lake, fairy dell paddling pool, Gibraltar point nature reserve, Church farm museum and Botton’s pleasure beach.

Overall, the rich green countryside look and feel, the laidback lifestyle and charm, lots of shopping options, the steam railway of the Lincolnshire World Railway, the sandy beaches, the theme parks, the museums, and the castles offer a relaxed beach holiday for your family at this iconic beach destination of the UK.

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